Friday, November 15, 2019

Ebola Vaccine Approved As Second Jab Trialled

A second Ebola vaccine is to be offered to around 50,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as part of a major clinical...

Nigerian Chief Imposes Wedding Tax In His Village

No-one has got married in a village in Kano state, Nigeria, in the past four months after its chief imposed a wedding tax. Ado Sa’id,...

Bolivian Senator Declares Herself President

Bolivian opposition senator Jeanine Áñez has declared herself interim president of the South American country following Evo Morales’ resignation. Lawmakers from Mr Morales’ party boycotted...

The Company Decoding African DNA

Black Africans are at a disadvantage when it comes to drug treatments because they represent only 2% of the genetic samples used for pharmaceutical...

Bolivia Crisis: Evo Morales Accepts Political Asylum In Mexico

Evo Morales has accepted an offer of political asylum in Mexico a day after resigning as president of Bolivia amid election fraud protests. In a...

Woman’s Arms Found In Russian Professor’s Bag

A well-known Russian historian has confessed to murdering his partner, his lawyer says, after he was found in a river with a backpack containing...

Nikki Haley: Top Aides ‘Told Ex-UN Envoy To Undermine Trump’

Nikki Haley, former US ambassador to the UN, has said two top White House aides encouraged her to undermine President Donald Trump. In a new...

Ebola: Attackers Kill Journalist Shining Light On Virus

A Congolese journalist who had been raising awareness about the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been killed at his home. The...

Delhi Air Quality: Severe Pollution Drives Car Rationing

The Indian capital, Delhi, has launched a car rationing system as it battles hazardous levels of pollution. Private cars with even and odd number plates...

Aid Workers Killed In South Sudan

The UN’s migration agency says three of its aid workers have been killed in fighting in South Sudan, near the borders with Uganda and...

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